Working in all areas of the depot, the role of a General Assistant is a busy supporting role to all depot functions; providing support to our logistics, transport, customer service and engineering, you are key part in making sure our store runs smoothly.
Introduction to Speedy…
We may have started small but we’ve always had big ideas. Since Speedy was established in 1977 we have grown into the UK’s leading hire business. Along the way we’ve won countless awards for innovation, safety and our commitment to training to name but a few. Our people are the heart of our business and it’s their commitment and professionalism that makes us the biggest and the best in the industry.
Competitive salary pension, 21 days holidays rising to 26 after 1 year plus bank holidays, life assurance and our fantastic salary extras scheme that offers a variety of fantastic benefits along with our great staff discounts.
On a day-to-day basis, you can expect to be working both independently and directly with other colleagues in any area of the depot. This can include deliveries and collections, assisting with vehicle loading/unloading, electrical testing of our equipment, stock control and serving customers at store front. We work proudly with a team culture, so adaptability and communication is key. Most importantly, ensuring a safe environment for your colleagues and customers is major factor in this role.
If you are keen to progress your career, the General Assistant role allows you to experience all areas of our operations first-hand, giving you a solid base for you to build your experience and progress into a specialist area of your choice!
The Ideal Candidate
At Speedy, we want to help you develop and progress; but we’ll need you to demonstrate these skills and attributes for us to be able to support you…
- Driving license.
- Basic computer skills.
- Strong communication skills both verbally & written
- Able to adapt quickly to support others
- Confident in taking ownership and addressing issues without delay.
- Commitment to learn and develop
About The Company
Speedy are the leading provider of hire products and supporting services to the construction, industrial and infrastructure sectors. We have a network of over 200 depots across the UK and Ireland, and over 3000 people who offer a nationwide service and look after the largest hire fleet in the market.
We also lead in health, safety and sustainability. We are the safest hire provider, based on accident and industry rates, and have the lowest carbon footprint in the industry. Our hire fleet also includes an increasing range of green option products, helping our customers improve their energy efficiency and reduce their environmental impact.
Vision, mission and values:
Our vision is to become the best company in our sector to do business with and the best to work for.
Our mission is to provide safe, reliable hire equipment and services to enable successful delivery of customer projects.
- Safe – the first priority in everything we do
- As One – working together to collectively achieve our goals
- Innovative – to continuously improve
- Driven – to deliver first class customer service